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Kiss of Salvation: A Joe McGrath and Sam Rucker Detective Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,790. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Birmingham, Alabama, cloaks many mysteries under its segregated shroud: glittering social soirées, secret sexual parties, a Machiavellian civic leader, multiple murders of black prostitutes. Police chief, Big Bob Watson, reluctantly assigns Homicide Detective Joe McGrath to the case. The black community stonewalls the investigation. Joe teams up with Sam Rucker, the city's only black private eye.
Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham - The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 170,970. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Our Southern Home, a history of 20th-century Alabama, is told through the lives of 18-year-old Clarence Norris, black, one of the Scottsboro Boys; Waights Taylor Sr., white, a student at the University of Alabama; Rosa McCauley Parks, black, a resident of Pine Level, Alabama. The three are involved in the Scottsboro events in different ways with profound implications to the region and their lives.
Nell Stewart The Marilyn Monroe of Women's Wrestling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Nell Stewart was among the greatest female wrestlers of her era. She used her aggressive style in combination with her natural beauty to succeed in a violent sport that appealed to large crowds throughout the United States and Canada. She was also very photogenic,a quality that endeared her to promoters and the executives of the National Wrestling Alliance. My e-book looks at her roots and career.
The 1955 Auburn Tigers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
The Beaube twins of Alabama City were given $1,000 by an Auburn coach in late November 1955. The money was returned by the coveted athletes' father, a preacher. Auburn incurred a $2,000 fine and an indefinite suspension from the Southeastern Conference Executive Committee. My book looks at the circumstances of the fine and probation, leaving it for readers to determine the ethics of the penalty.
Alabama Days
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 139,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Alabama Days by James Eckardt, cover design by Colin Cotterill A few weeks after the 1965 Selma March, four teenage Catholic seminarians from Long Island arrive in Birmingham, Alabama, to work for Father Edmund Fraser in a door-to-door voter registration campaign. Nights, they return to the same black neighborhoods to play guitars and lead crowds in singing freedom songs.
Cold Winter Rain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Cold Winter Rain offers an updated take on the hardboiled detective tradition of Hammett, Chandler, Parker and MacDonald -- Southern neo-noir.